Lester graduates from military training

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Lester graduates from training

Pfc. Timothy Lester of Millersville recently completed his military training to become an infantryman for Missouri National Guard's Company C, 1/138th Infantry Regiment in Perryville, Mo. He graduated from basic training and advanced individual training at Fort Benning, Ga. Before training, Lester served with Company E of the Recruit Sustainment Program in Cape Girardeau. Through the program, he learned basic Army skills and values and became more familiar with his role as a soldier in the Missouri Army National Guard. Lester will begin serving with his new unit in January. Lester is the son of Adam and Vicki Swafford of Millersville. He is a 2009 graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School and is a student Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

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